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covid-19, giving 

I need help finding places to donate cash that will provide cash for displaced workers, parents with increased costs, etc. due to covid-19 shut downs. If anyone knows of a good place to direct funds, please let me know?

I'm in the fortunate position of being able to work from home for a company that is a little insulated from the effects of COVID-19, and I want to spread that to people who are affected.

I'll also update here if i find something useful.

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Hi! I'm a , and a . I earn my living writing , and I live in . I'm a little new to maintaining a social presence, but I want to try to make a post a day. New friends enthusiastically welcome!

Also I fixed its nose to the cute little triangle we know and love, added shadows, and increased the thickness of the linework so it'd look good as an emote. Here you go for your discord communes. :D

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I have made the absolute best Surprised_Pikachu: It's square now. It's been color corrected to the actual pikachu color pallet. It's got arms. *it's got arms*.

You're welcome, internet!

idk why this popped into my head, it's been a while since the `x is an isekai` thread, but @anonny125

Persephone in Hades is an isekai

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Hey so, Salesforce just bought Slack. Salesforce has a history of monetizing things they buy in really aggressive manners so I'm expecting some Changes there soon.

If you use Discord, I'll also note that when a thing's main competition has a problem is when companies choose to make Big Moves so don't be shocked if Discord makes major changes or either gets bought themselves very soon.

I've been banging the drum of "Have backups for your communities" for years now, but it's more serious now.

this is who i am

this is me

do you... like me... anyway

> when your pnp session turnes into a meme party (really fast sketch of a npc and sosaka)

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birdsite, sketch of my D&D character by a co-player! 

You know, i genuinely like myself; I've really come a long way, and it took some doing, but I like who I am now.

but then sometimes i do this

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men love to be like; "home repair is a man's job!" [glues a shower curtain to the wall]

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Microblogging was a mistake. An attractive, candy-colored, addictive mistake. 

Microblogging was a mistake.

An attractive, candy-colored, addictive mistake.

I will never actually implement it but sometimes I look at what the popularity of Twitter has done to the shapes of our conversations and I want to mandate a *minimum* post length here.

Mastodon's default limit of 500 is a start but not really enough. Every instance that raises the limit into the thousands of characters or beyond is doing a great thing by providing a way to wean people off of short, staccato exchanges and give them the opportunity for thought and nuance in a text box they have been trained to dump thoughts into. It looks short at first but it just keeps on growing and growing as your thought takes shape, and you can actually go back and *edit* the fucking thing.

But really I still miss when goddamn Livejournal was where all my online social shit happened. People could still be dicks on it, don't get me wrong! it wasn't set up to encourage and enforce hot takes, though; it wasn't built to make a ton of money by farming your outrage and stress and turning it into ad views!

(Which is really a problem with ALL modern social sites, everyone wants to become the next Zuckerfuck and there is no way to do that without strip-mining your users' attention. But I've sung that song more than once and don't care to sing it again today; I've got shit to do.)

(This post brought to you by watching a disagreement actually get *resolved* thanks to the power of replies that are long enough to have some fucking nuance, instead of blowing up into a multi-day shitstorm of too-short replies going back and forth.)

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The CDC has ordered a nationwide eviction moratorium that runs through the end of the year. The goal is to prevent the spread of COVID19.

The order, information on how to halt an eviction, and the limitations of the order, are in the PDF stored here:

More context from NPR:

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“I dropped the toothpaste,” said Tom, crestfallen.

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anyone in the #portland area looking for a roommate? I can pay $400 in rent

i need to move out of a very abusive housing situation before being evicted from not vacuuming and mopping everyday (yes this is serious)

boosts are appreciated! :boost_ok:

thank you!

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there's no clear line separating binary and nonbinary trans experiences

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keyboard stuff 

the worst thing about being a gay 65% kb user is that the tilde key ends up in a cursed position, either in the top right or accessible by fn+shift+esc

however, i can overcome~

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me1: gotta sleep
me 2: ok but have you considered
me1: considered what

don't mind me just makin up a whole shoujo anime about personified AI virtual assistants :blobnomcookie:

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